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FrieslandCampina Wins King Willem I Award

FrieslandCampina Wins King Willem I Award
May 19
10:46 2014

Netherlands-based dairy co-operative Royal FrieslandCampina has won the King Willem I Award. The award recognises and rewards good business practices and enterprising spirit, decisiveness, sustainability, commitment and perseverance.

Cees ‘t Hart, chief executive of Royal FrieslandCampina accepted the prestigious award from Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima on behalf of FrieslandCampina. The winner was announced during a recent gala at the Dutch Central Bank in Amsterdam.

Cees ‘t Hart comments: “The King Willem I Award reflects the public acknowledgement of the contribution that we, as a business, are making to the economy of the Netherlands. I would therefore like to thank everyone at FrieslandCampina from the bottom of my heart for this immense achievement.”

The King Willem I Award is the enterprise award of the Netherlands and is granted every two years (since 1958).

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Left to right: Cees ‘t Hart, Queen Máxima and Klaas Knot (Nederlandsche Bank). Photo: Maarten Huisman.

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